News - benue

Dualization Of Otukpo Road Commences

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Minister Of Power, Works and  Housing,  Babatunde Fashola,  has flagged off the second phase of the Aliade-Otukpo federal road which includes the dualisation of Otukpo road to the Enugu round about in Otukpo town of Benue State.

Ortom Congratulates Super Falcons

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has congratulated the super falcons of Nigeria for winning their 9th Africa Women’s Cup of Nations title, after defeating their south African counterparts in yesterday's final.

Mbalom Killings: Makurdi Catholic Diocese Demands Apology

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The catholic bishop of Makurdi diocese Most Reverend Wilfred Anagbe is demanding an apology from those trying to change the true narrative about April’s killing of two priests and seventeen parishioners in Mbalom, Gwer-east local government of Benue state. 

Benue Govt Accuses Akume Of Changing The Benue Massacre Narrative

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Benue state government says it is now clear that the recent changing narrative on the Benue massacre as well as conquest and occupation agenda is a fabrication of one of its senators, George Akume who is the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Benue PDP Alleges Neglect Of The Army

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as sad and humiliating, the recent massacre of dozens of Nigerian Army troops by Boko Haram at Metele in North-East Nigeria.

Federal Government On Dualization Of Keffi/Makurdi Road

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The federal government has flagged off the dualization of Keffi/Makurdi express road covering about two hundred and twenty (220) kilometers.

Ortom Urges Buhari To Caution Aides Against Unguarded Utterances

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to caution his aides against unguarded, inflammatory statements that could rekindle the embers of discord among ethnic nationalities.

There Are No Sacred Cows In My Administration's Anti-Corruption Campaign – Buhari

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says there are no sacred cows in his administration's anti-corruption campaign.

Over 150,000 Displaced Persons Return Home In Benue, Nassarawa, and Taraba – Military

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The joint military  operation whirl stroke says it  has recovered a total  of fifty seven weapons, twenty seven AK 47 rifles and one thousand three hundred and  eleven rounds of ammunition  with over a hundred and fifty thousand  internally displaced  persons back home in Benue, Nassarawa and Taraba state within six months of its operation. 

Those Who Wanted To Impeach Me Have Been Forgiven – Ortom

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, says he has forgiven those who plotted to illegally impeach him as governor.

Court Vacates Order Restraining Benue Assembly From Sitting

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Makurdi High Court presided over by the Chief Judge of Benue State, Justice Aondover Ka'kaan, on Monday vacated the interim order restraining the Speaker of the State Assembly, Titus Uba and 21 other members from holding sittings in the Assembly Complex.

Re-Election: Ortom Picks Mark, Suswam As Campaign Council Members

1 month ago /
Politics 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has inaugurated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Council for the Ortom/Abounu Governorship Campaign Organisation.

Nigeria’s Growing Rape Problem

1 month ago /
Nation 

Statistics globally seem to suggest rape cases are on the increase. 

Benue State Government Calls For Investigation Into Killing Of Family

1 month ago /
Nation 

The acting governor of Benue state Benson Abounu has ordered full investigation into the unexplained killing of five members of a family in Makurdi on Friday night.

FG Begins Investigation Of Mining Activities In Nigeria

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says it has commenced nationwide environmental monitoring to ensure mining titleholders comply with mining laws and regulations.

Rape Victim, Ochanya Ogbanje Buried Amidst Tears

1 month ago /
Nation 

13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje, who died on October 17 after being allegedly raped by a lecturer of the Benue State Polytechnic, Andrew Ogbuja, and his son, has been buried.

Airforce Chief Charges Personnel On Professionalism

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The chief of the air staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has charged personnel of the Nigerian Air Force to remain professional and shun all entreaties of partisanship which are capable of truncating Nigeria’s growing democracy.

Fight For Justice For Late Ochanya Comes To Her Home State

1 month ago /
Nation 

Concerned citizens under the umbrella of coalition of civil society groups, non governmental organizations, children, women as well as youth on tuesday took the fight for justice for the late Ochanya Ogbanje to Makurdi the Benue state capital.

Rights Commission Seeks Justice For Ochanya

1 month ago /
Nation  Oddities 

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned in strong terms the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje by one Andrew Ogbuja of Benue state polytechnic and his son, victor Ogbuja, which incident led to her death.

Buhari Orders Restriction On Illegal Security Outfits

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President,  Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered the immediate clampdown on all illegal security outfits in the country.


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